Karachi: On Saturday, the Chief Minister of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah, noticed an explosion in the Karachi open channel.
The CM has directed the Karachi commissioner to launch investigation into the incident and sought report as soon as possible. He has also expressed regret on the deaths and ordered to facilitate the affectees at hospitals.
Meanwhile, Punjab CM Sardar Usman Buzdar has also extended condolences to the bereaved families and said that we are standing with the victims in this difficult time.
He further prayed for early recovery of the injured people.
It is to be mentioned here that a blast at Karachi’s Gulbai Shershah Paracha Chowk has killed 10 people and injured several others.
The police said the explosion occurred in an open channel in the area and caused huge damage to a private bank building and nearby cars and motorcycles.
According to the police, the injured are being transferred to a civilian hospital for treatment. Police and Ranger officials also sealed off the area.